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FRAMES BY | NICOLAS CASTAGNO

Posted on: Friday 18 April 2014 at 10:27 am

For the April edition of our ongoing, Pllant-curated immersive environments, we're hosting Amsterdam-based visual artist Nicolás Castagno. With one of the final runs of analogue projectors in tow, Nicolás casts the kaleidoscopic glow of his hand-painted slides over OT301's big, black box next Thursday, 24 April.


WE'RE LOOKING FOR NEW DISTRIBUTORS

Posted on: Wednesday 16 April 2014 at 4:41 pm

Got a pair of wheels, a few hours to spare each month and a good eye for local spots? We're looking for new helping hands in Rotterdam, Groningen and Tilburg to expand our distro team. Find out more after the jump!


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MAY FILMS CONFIRMED

Posted on: Wednesday 16 April 2014 at 3:52 pm

We can now announce our full movie programme for May: we continue our Miyazaki adoration with the legend animator's new (and last ever) feature The Wind Rises at LantarenVenster, Rotterdam on 6 May, as well as the movie that made his name back in 1984, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind at Melkweg Cinema, Amsterdam on 27 May. All that and another, very different classic, Michael Winterbottom's riotous po-mo biopic about Factory Records, 24 Hour Party People, screening at Studio/K on 21 May.


GROUP RHODA CONFIRMED

Posted on: Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 3:50 pm

San Francisco's Mara Barenbaum and her evocative palette of steely clockwork beats, Suicide synth and tropical rhythm will join Moon & Sun, Moemlien, Nadine Byrne and more for a particularly exotic The Rest Is Noise at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam on 30 May.

More info here.


TOM A LA FERME SCREENING TIMES

Posted on: Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 11:32 am

The third film by acclaimed Canadian director Xavier Dolan is a subtle thriller that follows grieving Tom as he struggles to come to terms with the death of his boyfriend Guillaume's unexpected death. You can catch it at LantarenVenster, Rotterdam at either 17.00 or 21.35, free for Subbacultcha! members.


GIRL BAND IN UTRECHT

Posted on: Monday 14 April 2014 at 5:56 pm

We were so blown away by Irish noiseniks Girl Band we figured every local Subbacultcha! clan had to seem them live. Their show with British post-punks TRAAMS at EKKO on 22 June, Utrecht is free for members.


MEMBER SPECIAL FOR FKA TWIGS

Posted on: Monday 14 April 2014 at 3:00 pm

Hey, remember that FKA Twigs show we announced last week that isn't free for Subbacultcha! members? Well, we've got something special for just for members...

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PHARMAKON CONFIRMED

Posted on: Sunday 13 April 2014 at 5:44 pm

After postponing her show due to illness last year, Pharmakon's Margaret Chardiet and her tortured screams of warped distortion finally make their long awaited Amsterdam debut at OCCII on 5 June, a glorious resurrection indeed.


MAC DEMARCO SQUISH'EM

Posted on: Sunday 13 April 2014 at 4:11 pm

To celebrate Mac's new album we made him a game. His own game!! It's simple, just squish as many bugs as you can in 15 seconds. I bet you can't kill five of them! SQUISH'EM!


SUBBACULTCHA! AT RED LIGHT RADIO #51

Posted on: Thursday 10 April 2014 at 10:34 am

Carly keeps on dazzling with her Red Light Radio shows. Number 51 features our latest favourites Amen Dunes, Protomartyr and Viet Cong. Tune in below!


HF YOUNG ACADEMY AT LOOIERSGRACHT 60

Posted on: Wednesday 09 April 2014 at 1:08 pm

Slight hiccup: contrary to earlier reports, Subbacultcha! members do not need to reserve a spot for the HF Young Academy Lectures. Just show up at the impressive Looiersgracht 60 digs with an open mind.


AUN CANCEL EUROPEAN TOUR

Posted on: Wednesday 09 April 2014 at 11:14 am

It's not all good news this week. Montreal duo have unfortunately cancelled their European tour and will therefore not be performing at OCCII on the 29th of April and Poortgebouw on the 9th of May.


AMEN DUNES IS BACK

Posted on: Tuesday 08 April 2014 at 2:17 pm

Just when we thought our week couldn't get any better, Amen Dunes confirms he'll be rolling through town on 23 May. Not just that, he'll be playing the idyllic Dokzaal in Amsterdam.


FKA TWIGS CONFIRMED

Posted on: Tuesday 08 April 2014 at 10:30 am

We're very excited to announce that alt-R&B pioneer and Young Turks' brightest star FKA Twigs will be making an exceptionally rare appearance at De Verdieping in TrouwAmsterdam on 1 May as a prelude to her Pitch performance. Please note, this show is not free for Subbacultcha! members.

Get tickets here.


WOLF EYES CONFIRMED

Posted on: Tuesday 08 April 2014 at 10:14 am

Detroit post-industrial noise band Wolf Eyes will be tearing at the foundations of WORM, Rotterdam on 1 June. The show is free for Subbacultcha! members.

More info here.


RICHARD DAWSON CONFIRMED

Posted on: Tuesday 08 April 2014 at 10:13 am

Geordie folk legend Richard Dawson will be bringing his grizzly howls and guitar squalls all the way from Newcastle to WORM, Rotterdam on 11 May. The show is free for Subbacultcha! members.


BISMUTH RELEASE PARTY

Posted on: Monday 07 April 2014 at 1:00 pm

Local sonic pioneers Bismuth are finally releasing their debut album via Geertruida this month and to celebrate they'll be giving us an exclusive taste of the new record at OT301, Amsterdam on 24 April. That's right, Excepter and Bismuth on a single bill, ear-splitting and mouth-watering all at the same time.


HF YOUNG ACADEMY AT LOOIERSGRACHT 60

Posted on: Monday 07 April 2014 at 12:59 pm

Just a friendly reminder for Thursday's HF Young Academy event at Looiersgracht 60, if you're a Subbacultcha! member and would like to attend, please reserve a spot by emailing: young@hollandfestival.nl.


LEMONTRIP AND REAL TRAXX MAGICK RADIO

Posted on: Thursday 03 April 2014 at 1:36 pm

Locals Lemontrip and Real Traxx Magick dropped by Red Light Radio yesterday for a two hour session ahead of tonight's show with Forest Swords at OT301, Amsterdam. Tune in below!


SUBBACULTCHA! AT RED LIGHT RADIO

Posted on: Tuesday 01 April 2014 at 4:31 pm

We're back at Red Light Radio from 14.00 to 16.00 tomorrow with Lemontrip and Real Traxx Magick ahead of Thursday's Forest Swords show at OT301, Amsterdam.


NEW EXPO AT SUBBACULTCHA HQ

Posted on: Tuesday 01 April 2014 at 2:32 pm

This month our exhibition will be hosting the work of photography deconstructionists Heleen Peters and Masayo Matsuda. Their work will be displayed from 7 until 30 April at Subbacultcha HQ, Da Costakade 150, Amsterdam - free for all!

More info here


THE WOOLEN MEN CONFIRMED

Posted on: Tuesday 01 April 2014 at 10:50 am

The DIY garage rockers are confirmed to play dB's, Utrecht on 1 May. The show is free for Subbacultcha! members.

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FREE STUFF HIGHLIGHT: TIM HECKER

Posted on: Monday 31 March 2014 at 12:19 pm

Tim Hecker's haunting electronic soundscapes suffuse Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ's Grote Zaal next Monday, 7 April. We've got a pair of tickets to that, Gap Dream, teen daze, EYE and more in tomorrow's mailbag.


BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY TIMES

Posted on: Monday 31 March 2014 at 11:00 am

Just a quick heads up, doors to Wednesday's Bright Lights, Big City at Melkweg, Amsterdam have been pushed to the slightly more reasonable hour, 20.00. Don't say we didn't warn you!


WATERFALL PARTY COMPLETE

Posted on: Friday 28 March 2014 at 6:25 pm

The lineup for Evian Christ's Waterfall Party at MC Theater, Amsterdam on 20 April is complete. Joining him and MssingNo are local beatmakers Know V.A., Trilogy Tapes' Amsterdam export Minor Science and Truant Real Magick Traxx.